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SILVER LAKE OPEN 2018

Municipaluty of Veliko Gradište and Chess Club VGSK, in cooperation with Danubia Park Hotels and Branicevo Chess Union are organizing Silver lake Open 2018, from 17th-24th June 2018, in beautiful touristic settlement- Silver lake, in Serbia.

srebrno-jezero-veliko-gradisteThe Silver lake open consist of three separate tournaments, Open A (for players rated 2000 and more), Open B (for players rated under 2200) and Open C (for players rated under 1600). The Open “A” will be played according to FIDE rules over 9 rounds of Swiss system, with time control 90 minutes for 40 moves + 15 minutes until the end of the game + 30 seconds increment starting from move 1.

The tournament will be rated with FIDE and is valid for FIDE title norms.

The organizer can include a limited number of players with lower elo rating to the Open A championship.

The total prize fund of the Open A event is 4.500 EUR. The best 10 ranked players will be awarded with regular prizes. The organizer also provided special prizes for the best ranked rated player 2300+, best placed women player, best placed veteran, best placed junior and for the best placed player of Branicevo county.

srb48_jun-srebrno-jezero-bigOpen B tournament (for players rated under 2200) will be played in 9 rounds, Swiss system, with time control 75 minutes for 40 moves + 15 minutes until the end of the game + 30 seconds increment starting from move 1.

The total prize fund of the event is around 1.000 EUR, with 10 regular prizes and special prizes for the best ranked women player, the best ranked junior, the best ranked senior and the best ranked player from Branicevo county.

The tournament will be rated with FIDE.

featured-IMG_7551Open C tournament (for players rated under 1600) will be played in 10 rounds, Swiss system. The tournament will not be rated with FIDE. The time control will be 45 minutes per player+15 seconds of increment, starting from move 1.

The total prize fund of the C event will be 200 EUR. Top 5 placed players and the best female player will be awarded also with technical goods, such as tablets, phones, headphones etc. The winner receives a trophy, while the top three players receive medals.

In youth categories U8, U10, U12, U14 the top three players receive medals.

fcc7833e0e837036ad1171df4bfa6d37Besides the three main events (Open A, Open B and Open C), the blitz tournament will be organized. Blitz event will take place on a boat “Silver star” which will be circling on the lake during the Championship. The blitz tournament will be played in 11 rounds, Swiss system, with time control 3 minutes per player+ 2 seconds of increment starting from move 1. The total prize fund will be 250 EUR.

As an extension of the Chess Festival “Silver Lake 2018”, from 25th June to 1st July 2018, the organizers add the round robin tournaments where players can obtain GM and IM norms. The tournaments will be held depending on interest. The registration deadline for the robin round tournaments is the 1st of May 2018.

All the technical and accommodation details can be found in the official regulations of the event which can be downloaded bellow or here.

Official regulations- SILVER LAKE OPEN 2018

Official Website

Contact information:

email: djukicslobodan20@gmail.com

phone: +381 (62) 778 091

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